My Scratch-built hopper

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Ray Marinaccio, Sep 17, 2003.

  1. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    My 7 1/2" gauge hopper is back in service again after my brother rebuilt the trucks. Just need to letter it now.
    The photo was taken at his place in Phoenix.

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  2. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    That looks great Ray. That black thing inside is the right color but what are those 2 light spots?
  3. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member


    hehehe that lump of coal puts it into perspective :D :D :D
  4. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    What locos do you have in that gauge Ray?
  5. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Very cool Ray!:cool:
    Working on that probably throws you into shock after the N scale stuff you've been doing!:eek: :D
  6. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    I have a 4-4-2 Atlantic I built from scratch. It is battery powered using a rewired automotive starter motor with chain drive. It's in bad shape and in need of a rebuild. The Pa. winters took it's toll on it.
    This is the only photo I have on disk, not a very good one. I need to scan some of the ones I have after it was built about 7 years ago.

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  7. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Very cool Ray. Looks like even in this day and age there are still some hobo's riding the rails!

  8. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Man Ray, I didn't know you were making stuff like this! Fantastic! Say, I hope the railroad bulls don't see that rider!

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